Dealmaking in the middle market rose again in October, marking the fifth month of expansion, according to the Mergers & Acquisitions’ M&A Conditions Index (MACI). The composite score for the MACI was 55.4, up two points from 53.4 in the previous month.

Leads for new transactions soared to 66.7, the highest level in 2016. The component score indicates that the pipeline of potential deals is full.

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